PROTECT YOUR WORDPRESS CATEGORIES FEATURES:
Password Protected Categories locks any type of category or taxonomy with a secret password. All content inside is completely hidden.
Quickly create private areas on your site and unlock them with a password.
BUILD A PRIVATE BLOG
- Create hidden areas within a WordPress site or blog
- Protect specific categories within a public site
- Add one or more passwords for each category
- The login page directs readers to the correct category
PRIVATE PORTFOLIO OR GALLERIES
- Control how you share recent work or specific files
- Protect specific parts of your complete portfolio
- Only those with passwords can access your work<
PROTECT PRODUCTS OR EVENTS
- Create invite-only events and exclusive products.
- Works with any eCommerce or events calendar plugin that uses custom post types.
- Supports Easy Digital Downloads, The Events Calendar (by Modern Tribe), and more.
PROTECT ANY CONTENT
WordPress Password Protected Categories make it easy to protect areas of your website without the need for separate user accounts.
SIMPLE PASSWORD PROTECTION
Add one or more passwords to a category and instantly protect that category, its sub-categories, & all its posts.
ANY PAGE, POST, OR TAXONOMY
Password protects any custom post type with hierarchical taxonomies (categories) – portfolios, events, products & more.
PRIVATE WORDPRESS CATEGORIES
Like private posts, you can create “Private categories” which are only visible to logged-in Administrators or Editors.
HIDDEN FROM SEARCH ENGINES
Password-protected categories (and their posts) are automatically hidden and no-indexed from search engines.
CENTRAL LOGIN PAGE
Visitors can log in from a single page or sidebar. The Password Protected Categories plugin will direct them to the correct category, based on the password.
How is this different to password protecting individuals post?
The Password Protected Categories WordPress plugin lets you password protect (or make private) an entire category. This is quicker and more user-friendly than password protecting individual posts because entering a single password unlocks the whole category.
Can I protect page categories?
When you password protect a category, the category page, its sub-categories and all the posts within are protected with the same password(s). People must enter a correct password to access any of this protected content.
Each category can have one or more passwords and you can protect as many categories as you like within your website, while leaving others public.
You can either add a single password which will apply to the category and all its posts and sub-categories; or you can set different passwords for each category – for example, if you need to provide a separate hidden category for each person.
How does the Password Protected Categories Plugin work?
Password Protected Categories make it easy to password-protect any WordPress category on your website. It provides a ‘Visibility’ option for each category (similar to that for posts and pages) allowing you to set the visibility to Public, Protected, or Private
- For ‘Password Protected’ WordPress categories, you can type a password that must be entered to unlock and view that category and its subcategories and products.
- ‘Private’ WordPress categories are only visible to logged-in users with the correct role. This gives you a choice of options for creating private categories in WordPress.
an I hide password protected categories from my blog page?
The WordPress Password Protected Categories plugin has a setting which optionally shows or hides your protected categories and posts from the public areas of your website. This includes the main blog page (if you’re protecting standard WordPress posts), menus and widgets. If you choose to hide your protected categories and posts, the only way people will know they exist is if they have the direct link.
Can I have more than one password for each category?
Yes, you can password protect page categories.
By default, WordPress pages don’t have categories but you can easily change this with a bit of custom coding, or by installing the free Create And Assign Categories For Pages plugin. Once you have done this, you can use the Password Protected Categories plugin to password protect page categories.